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  • Karlsdóttir, Sigfríður Inga (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Nursing, 2016-12-15)
    Background: Few studies have focused on women’s expectations and experience of childbirth pain and what predicts a positive childbirth pain experience. Moreover, few studies have explored childbirth pain from a salutogenic perspective and from the ...
  • Arason, Þórður (Oregon State University, 1991)
    In this thesis anomalous downcore shallowing of paleomagnetic inclinations is interpreted to be caused by sediment compaction. Thus, compaction-induced inclination shallowing may influence tectonic reconstructions that are based on inclinations from ...
  • Värendh, Maria; Andersson, Morgan; Björnsdóttir, Erla; Arnardottir, Erna Sif; Gislason, Thorarinn; Pack, Allan; Hrubos-Strøm, Harald; Johannisson, Arne; Júlíusson, Sigurður (Wiley, 2018-09-28)
    We hypothesized that positive airway pressure treatment would induce nasal obstruction and decrease nasal cavity due to mucosal swelling. We further hypothesized that subjective and objective nasal obstruction at baseline would negatively affect positive ...
  • Gotz, Markus; Cavallaro, Gabriele; Geraud, Thierry; Book, Matthias; Riedel, Morris (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-11-01)
    Component trees are region-based representations that encode the inclusion relationship of the threshold sets of an image. These representations are one of the most promising strategies for the analysis and the interpretation of spatial information ...
  • Stenkewitz, Ute (University of Iceland, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2017-05)
    The parasite fauna of the Icelandic rock ptarmigan Lagopus muta had just been described when engaging in this project in 2010. Purpose was to study the influence that parasites exhibit on ptarmigan population change over a period of 7 years (2006–2012). ...
  • Skirnisson, Karl; Pálsdóttir, Guðný Rut; Eydal, Matthías (Agricultural University of Iceland, 2018)
    Importing dogs into Iceland was prohibited or restricted from 1909 until 1989, when the ban was lifted and importing dogs and cats permitted, with the proviso of an enforced period of quarantine and the requirement of specific medical treatments and ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Kristín (University of Iceland, 2018-06)
    Þessi rannsókn fjallar um tengsl heimila og grunnskóla og markmið hennar var þríþætt: Í fyrsta lagi að lýsa því sem er einkennandi fyrir samskipti heimila og skóla, samstarf foreldra og kennara, og fyrir þátttöku foreldra í skólastarfi. Í öðru lagi ...
  • Duvander, Ann-Zofie; Lappegård, Trude; Andersen, Synøve N.; Garðarsdóttir, Ólöf; Neyer, Gerda; Viklund, Ida (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 2019-06-18)
    Background: Demographic theories maintain that family policies that support gender equality may lead to higher fertility levels in postindustrial societies. This phenomenon is often exemplified by the situation in the Nordic countries. These countries ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Jóhanna; Jónsdóttir, Arna H. (Informa UK Limited, 2017-08-09)
    This study aims to examine the meaning-making of parents in five Icelandic preschools concerning the collaboration between preschools and families. Further, the perspectives of educators on the views of the parents were also sought. The theoretical ...
  • Thordardottir, Björg; Malmgren Fänge, Agneta; Chiatti, Carlos; Ekstam, Lisa (Informa UK Limited, 2018-04-06)
    Housing adaptation aims to enable clients to live independently in their own homes. Studies focusing on participation in everyday life following a housing adaptation are lacking and needed. This study aimed to explore housing adaptation clients’ ...
  • Welling, Johannes; Olafsdottir, Rannveig; Árnason, Þorvarður; Guðmundsson, Snævarr (International Mountain Society (IMS) and United Nations University, 2019-10-18)
    Glacial mountain environments are changing rapidly as a result of climate change and the expansion of nature-based recreation. Anticipatory planning to adapt to such changes is a key management challenge. The aim of this study was to explore how ...
  • Bruno, Claudia; Pearson, Sallie-Anne; Daniels, Benjamin; Buckley, Nicholas A; Schaffer, Andrea; Zoega, Helga (BMJ, 2020-04-20)
    Background Proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use is widespread. There have been increasing concerns about overuse of high-dose PPIs for durations longer than clinically necessary. Objective To evaluate the impact of national education initiatives on reducing ...
  • Sigfúsdóttir, Thorbjörg (University of Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Earth Sciences, 2019-11)
    Large and complete sections through glacial landforms formed in subaqueous environments are rare, impeding our knowledge of their internal composition and the processes responsible for their formation. Following the last deglaciation of the Icelandic ...
  • Snorradóttir, Ásbjörg Ósk (University of Iceland, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 2017-06)
    Arfgeng heilablæðing (Hereditary cystatin C amyloid angiopathy (HCCAA)) er séríslenskur mýlildissjúkdómur, sem erfist ókynbundið ríkjandi og stafar af stökkbreytingu í cystatin C geninu, CST3. HCCAA tilheyrir fjölbreyttum hópi sjúkdóma sem heita cerebral ...
  • Peolsson, Anneli; Karlsson, Anette; Ghafouri, Bijar; Ebbers, Tino; Engström, Maria; Jönsson, Margaretha; Wåhlén, Karin; Romu, Thobias; Borga, Magnus; Kristjansson, Eythor; Sarig Bahat, Hilla; German, Dmitry; Zsigmond, Peter; Peterson, Gunnel (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-02-02)
    Background: There is insufficient knowledge of pathophysiological parameters to understand the mechanism behind prolonged whiplash associated disorders (WAD), and it is not known whether or not changes can be restored by rehabilitation. The aims of the ...
  • Robson, Joanna C.; Dawson, Jill; Cronholm, Peter F.; Ashdown, Susan; Easley, Ebony; Kellom, Katherine S.; Gebhart, Don; Lanier, Georgia; Milman, Nataliya; Peck, Jacqueline; Luqmani, Raashid A.; Shea, Judy A.; Tómasson, Gunnar; Merkel, Peter A. (Springer Nature, 2017-11-09)
    Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) are multisystem diseases of small blood vessels, collectively known as the anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated ...
  • Palsson, Olafur; Löve, Þorvarður Jón; Gunnarsdóttir, Anna Ingibjörg; Gunnarsson, Pétur Sigurður; Rúnarsdóttir, Eydís Erla; Krogh, Niels Steen; Gudbjornsson, Bjorn (BMJ, 2019-07)
    Objectives To determine in a retrospective cohort whether patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) who would not have fulfilled the inclusion criteria for randomised controlled trials (RCTs) for the TNF inhibitor (TNFi) chosen for their treatment (excl) ...
  • Þorleifsdóttir, Ragna Hlín; Sigurðardóttir, Sigrún Laufey; Sigurgeirsson, Bárður; Ólafsson, Jón Hjaltalín; Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Petersen, Hannes; Guðjónsson, Jóhann Elí,; Johnston, Andrew; Valdimarsson, Helgi (Acta Dermato-Venereologica, 2017)
    Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with profound effects on patients’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Twenty-nine patients with plaque psoriasis and a history of streptococcal-associated psoriasis exacerbations were randomly ...
  • Schaller, Martin; Sigurgeirsson, Bárður; Sarkany, Marlis (Wiley-Blackwell, 2017-09-19)
    Patient adherence is a key consideration in the choice of a topical regimen for the treatment of onychomycosis. The objective of this study was to investigate patient-reported outcomes (treatment utilisation, adherence and satisfaction) in onychomycosis ...
  • Figueiredo Cardoso, Tainã; Amills, Marcel; Bertolini, Francesca; Rothschild, Max F.; Marras, Gabriele; Boink, Geert; Jordana, Jordi; Capote, Juan; Carolan, Sean; Hallsson, Jon; Kantanen, Juha; Pons, Àgueda L.; Lenstra, Johannes A. (Springer Nature America, Inc, 2018-11-19)
    Genetic isolation of breeds may result in a significant loss of diversity and have consequences on health and performance. In this study, we examined the effect of geographic isolation on caprine genetic diversity patterns by genotyping 480 individuals ...